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Awards:Longlisted for 2018 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction.

Drawn Out is a hilarious, heartbreaking, heart-warming account of Tom Scott's tragicomic childhood, his manic student-newspaper days, his turbulent years stumbling through the corridors of power, his falling out with prime ministers, his collaborations wi... read more

Drawn out: A Seriously Funny Memoir
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Eight years, the drought lasted. Marlborough's hills bleached straw-yellow then became ash, so bare the earth's bones poked through, dusty and crumbling. Day after day, the sky was a relentless, empty blue. Sometimes we co... read more

The Resilient Farmer: Weathering the Challenges of Life and the Land
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Charles Darwin: the man who discovered evolution? The man who killed off God? Or a flawed man of his age, part genius, part ruthless careerist who would not acknowledge his debts to other thinkers?
In this bold new life - the first single volume bio... read more

Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker
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THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY It's a life too big and a story too extraordinary for just one book. Jimmy Barnes has lived many lives - from Glaswegian migrant kid to iconic front man, from solo superstar to proud father of his own musical clan... read more

Working Class Man
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In 1954, a young television presenter was offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo's collection, and to film the expeditions for the BBC. His name was David Atte... read more

Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions
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When a young Princess Elizabeth met and fell in love with the dashing Naval Lieutenant Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, it wasn't without its problems. The romance between the sailor prince and the young princess broug... read more

My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage
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New Zealander Kenny Smith won the New Zealand Hill Climb championship when he was just 16 and, now, at over 70, he still competes in the NZ Formula 5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series. This biography covers Kenny Smith's long career in motor racing, including the golden years of the... read more

Kenny Smith
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Earthquakes in New Zealand have always been a reminder of its Geological idiosyncrasies, and occasionally when the earth moved, so did our little house on Christchurch's sandy suburban fringe. My father - declared a near-genius by my mother - was a mechanical engineer, ... read more

A Parallel Universe
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Goodbye Christopher Robin: A.A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh is drawn from Ann Thwaite's acclaimed biography of A. A. Milne, one of the most successful English writers ever, and the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh,... read more

Goodbye Christopher Robin: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh
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An invaluable collection of real life stories of cancer, representing a wide range of circumstances that will provide comfort and help for families facing cancer.
Unbreakable Spirit is a testimony to the resilience of t... read more

Unbreakable Spirit: Facing the Challenge of Cancer in New Zealand
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Stories from a life spent in the emergency services - true tales of rescue and adventure.When Dave Greenberg was just 13 years old, he saved a life for the first time, using CPR. He already knew that he wanted to spend his life helping others in times of crisis, and that... read more

Emergency Response
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In her relationship with Charles that has survived for more than forty years, Camilla's story has seen a great many myths. This book is the definitive account. The relationship between Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, is one of the most remarkable love... read more

The Duchess
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